The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Colchester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.32% 23.45% 27.64%
As % of the Vendors category 20.31% 50.00% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 47
Average salary £42,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 68 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 60.66% 46.90% 57.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 63 97
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
4 18 (29.51%) MS Office
5 16 (26.23%) C#
6 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
7 14 (22.95%) .NET
7 14 (22.95%) Finance
7 14 (22.95%) Degree
8 13 (21.31%) ITIL
9 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
10 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
10 9 (14.75%) Oracle
11 8 (13.11%) SLA
11 8 (13.11%) Project Management
11 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
12 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
13 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.84%) C++
13 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
13 6 (9.84%) VBScript
13 6 (9.84%) VMware
13 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.51%) MS Office
3 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Project
5 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (6.56%) assyst
3 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) NAS
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Law
2 4 (6.56%) French Language
2 4 (6.56%) German Language
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) DBA
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) OpenGL
2 4 (6.56%) DirectX
2 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) OpenCL
3 3 (4.92%) WinForms
3 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) EDI
4 2 (3.28%) ODBC
4 2 (3.28%) WPF
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Data Extraction
1 4 (6.56%) CUDA
2 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Physics
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.56%) ERP
6 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
6 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) CRM
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) C#
3 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
3 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) C++
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.84%) VBScript
5 4 (6.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 4 (6.56%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) Progress 4GL
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) XAML
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) UAG
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) LANDesk
3 5 (8.20%) Guidewire
3 5 (8.20%) NetApp
3 5 (8.20%) JBoss
4 4 (6.56%) Cognos
4 4 (6.56%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Kaspersky
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Apple
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